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    Raising Our Children's Children

    It is becoming increasingly common in our culture for grandparents to be in the situation of parenting again. Custody battles, prior mistreatment of the children, legal arrangements, housing issues and the failure of social service systems to protect chil
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    Welcoming a New Brother or Sister Through Adoption

    It is crucial that parents understand the impact adoption has when new sibling relationships are forged as the adoptee becomes a part of the family.

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    Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption: Extraordinary Yet Ordina

    It takes courage to decide to foster or adopt a child, knowing that your life will now be an open book. In addition, if you are a lesbian or gay man, you face the additional hurdles of prejudices and legal obstacles.
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    Myth of Laziness, The

    It's a learning difference, not laziness. Dr. Levine shows how we can spot the neurodevelopmental dysfunctions that may cause output failure as he calls it, whether in school or in the workplace. He identifies seven forms of dysfunction that obstruct ou
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    Who Am I? And Other Questions of Adopted Kids

    It's not always easy being adopted, especially during the preteen and teen years. This is often the time when you begin to have lots of questions about yourself and your adoption. You're not alone. In this book, you'll hear straight talk from other adopte
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    Martian Child

    John Cusack stars in this inspirational and uplifting journey as a lonely sciencefiction writer who adopts a boy who claims to be from Mars. With the help of his quirky friend and his sister, this new father discovers that being a parent means anything
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    Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors: Streng

    Johnson (a psychologist) argues for the value of couple therapy in the recovery of individual trauma survivors, as well as in the strengthening of the relationship as a whole.
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    Wake Up

    Join Peter and his friend John Ritter at this fun family concert as they mix their silliness with Peter's sing-alongs and the wisdom and skills of Irene van der Zande and Timothy Dunphy from Kidpower.
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    Riley the Brave

    Join Riley Bear on the adventure of a lifetime as he learns to be brave like a cub.

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    Child Welfare 1999

    Journal of Policy, Practive, and Program

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    Juno

    Juno MacGuff (Ellen Page) is a cool, confident teenager who takes a nine-month detour into adulthood when she's faced with an unplanned pregnancy and sets out to find the perfect parents for her baby.
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    A Koala For Katie: An Adoption Story

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    Katie thinks about babies a lot. When she and her parents visit the zoo, she worries about the baby koala. What would happen if the mommy koala couldn't care for her? After getting a stuffed koala, Katie pretends that she has adopted the bear.
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    Wanting a Daughter, Needing a son: Abandonment, Adoption, and Or

    Kay Johnson provides an intimate portrait of the complex processes by which, over the past decade, thousands of little Chinese girls have made their way from orphanages in China into adoptive homes overseas.
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    Our FAScinating Journey: The Best We Can Be

    Keys to Brain Potential Along the Path of Prenatal Brain Injury. On your journey through these pages you will discover creative approaches in reaching & loving children with attachment issues, understand how alcohol affects the growing brains of children,
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    Sam's Sister

    Kindergarten - Grade 2 - Rosa's mother explains to her that she is pregnant with a child for whom she can't provide. Instead, she knows of a couple who will help us take care of the baby. When the infant is born, Rosa and her mom get to pick Sam's middl
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    Learning Differences: The Early Warning Signs

    Laveda Doxey, LCSW and a Project Coordinator with the Georgia Center presents a very informal discussion with parents on how to look at your developing child to determine if their may be hidden disabilities such as speech and language delay, learning diff
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    Cutting More Ties That Bind

    Letting go of fear, anger, guilt, and jealousy so we can educate our children and change ourselves. This very important book is a textbook of effective self-awareness that opens the door to a lifestyle of self-assured and happy people.
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    One and Only Me

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    Lifebooks are important in providing children with written documentation of their history and helping them make sense of the events that shaped their lives. The One and Only Me is meant to be a keepsake that grows with the child. Ask for sample pages.
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    Babushka's Doll

    Little Natasha can't leave her Babushka -- Russian grandmother alone: while Babushka methodically attempts to finish her laundry and livestock-feeding, the impatient girl always has another, more urgent agenda.
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    The Answer

    Living a Christian life and parenting at the same time may seem impossible. The author fould it difficult as well until she heard God and followed his ways. God's ways brought her family love, peace, and finally joy.

     

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    Surviving Your Adolescents: How to Manage and Let Go of Your 13-

    Living with a teenager is no picnic. There are times when parents must bite their tongues as their teens push towards independence. Or, if they sense there is trouble, there are times when they must take charge.
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    Treating the Aftermath of Sexual Abuse

    Many children who are in foster care or are adopted have been sexually abused in a pevious living situation. How can you help such a child to find the path to healing? What are the best methods of treatment?
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    Things Little Kids Need To Know

    Many children worry about the coming of a new brother or sister. Will they still have a place in the family? This book helps children look forward to a new sibling who is joining the family by adoption.
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    Developing Positive Self-Images & Discipline in Black Children

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    Many contemporary Black Scholars have continued to address the question of educating the African American Child. The author addresses the issues for parents in a coherent manner providing real things that can be done in spite of the educational system.
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    How to Get Services by Being Assertive

    Many parents are not receiving the services they are entitled to by law for their child; and, many professionals have been unable to obtain services their parent/consumer clients are legally entitled to.
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    Filling in the Blanks: A Guided Look at Growing Up Adopted

    Many teenagers have questions and concerns about adoption that they may be reluctant to express. This lifebook is a tool for older children and adolescents to help them learn about being adopted.
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    Best Single Mom: How I Was Adopted

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    Mary and her Mom love to tell the story of how they became a family. Before Mary was born, her Mom lived alone in their house. She loved her work and her friends, but something was missing ... Mary!
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    Broken Cord

    Michael Dorris' story of his adopted son, Adam, born with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), explores the enormous scope of the disease and parallels one father's endless battle to overcome the problem.
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    Count Us In: Growing Up with Down Syndrome

    Mitchell (22) and Jason (19) share their innermost thoughts, feelings, hopes, and dreams, their lifelong friendship - and their experiences of growing up with Down Syndrome.
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    Learning Outside the Lines

    Mooney, a dyslexic student, and Cole, who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder describe their early academic failures and the limits of the education system for such students. Includes guidelines for LD/ADHD students on academic success.
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    When Love Is Not Enough - Book

    Nancy, an internationally known presenter, has trained thousands of parents in her powerful parenthing methods. These methods are helping children to learn to be respectful, responsible, and fun to be with in homes across the world.
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    Families Are Different

    Nico was adopted from Korea. Her mom explains that there are many different types of families, every one of them glued together with love. Children can live with one parent or two or sometimes grandparents.
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    Surviving and Transcending a Traumatic Childhood

    Ninety stories of survival to create a silver lining of hope for those struggling to heal from childhood trauma.
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    You're Not My Real Mother!

    No matter what she may look like, a mother provides what a child needs. Guidance, comfort, love and laughter!
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    Brown Like Me

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    Noelle is a girl who likes brown. She is an African American girl with brown skin while her parents are Caucasian and have lighter-colored skin. She likes to find things that are Brown Like Me.
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    Beyond Consequences LIVE

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    Look Who's Adopted

    Now that you've explained to your children where the came from, it's time to discuss where they may be going. This books talks about some of the many famous people who were adopted, from President Ford to Greg Louganis.
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    Little Miss Spider (Sunny Patch Library)

    On the very first day of her life, Little Miss Spider discovers her mom is nowhere to be found. She sets out in search of her, and after many adventures, learns about family.
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    Over the Moon: An Adoption Tale

    Once upon a time a teeny-tiny baby was born. At the same time, a man and a woman had a dream. They saw the baby in a basket surrounded by beautiful flowers and they knew it was the child they had been longing for.
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    You're All My Favorites

    Once upon a time, a mommy bear and a daddy bear told their three little cubs that they were the best baby bears in the whole wide world. But the time came when each of the siblings began to wonder. They couldn't all be the best.
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    From Trial To Triumph

    One Foster Parent's Journey. This book addresses many of the issues that foster parents face on a daily basis.

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    Viva la Adopcion! A Guide to Adoption for Hispanic Christians an

    One in a series of books based on adoption in different religious communities, this guidebook is an introduction to adoption as it touches Hispanic Christians today - those contemplating adoption, those who have adopted, and those who wish to encourage an
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    Science and Fiction of Autism

    One of the country's leading experts in behavioral treatments approaches autism through the context of its controversies, showing where extraordinary and unfounded claims have falsely raised hopes, stirred fears, and ruined lives.
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    A Piece of Cake - a Memoir

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    Orphaned by the death of her mother and left in the hands of a sadistic foster parent, young Cupcake Brown learned to survive by turning tricks, downing hard liquor, and injesting every drug she could find while hitchhiking up and down the California Coas
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    Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plan

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    Our basic strategy for raising children, teaching students, and managing workers can be summed up in six words. This book offers the pros and cons of using rewards.
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    Nuts and Bolts of Adoption Law

    Overview of the GA Adoption Statute O.C.G.A Chapter 19-8. Working with the Department of Human Resources Office of Adoptions; Adoption Assistance; Representing Clients in a State Agency (DFCS) Adoption; Representing Clients in a Private Agency Adoption.
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    Great Expectations: Parenting Strategies During the First Year W

    Parenting strategies during the first year with your child. This module helps families understand their role as emotional healers and provides parenting strategies that enhance the success of placements during the first year.
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    Magic Tools for Raising Kids

    Parenting your child is easier and more effective with a toolbox of useful, child-tested, positive tools that are versatile enough to fix or prevent most problems. This book shows what to do, how to do it, and what to say.
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